Found in 953 Collections and/or Records:
Documents relating to the visit to the Maginot Line in France by Winston Churchill with ELS, including correspondence between Churchill, General Alphonse Georges, General Maurice Gamelin and ELS.
Correspondence with Winston Churchill on subjects including: ELS’s liaison role; the French view that defeat was inevitable; Churchill’s own memoirs and the accuracy of Charles de Gaulle’s account of events as a source.
Rough notes on "The Opposition", mainly comparisons between the French and German forces.
Speaking notes for WSC's Budget statement (26 April), on the inland revenue, debt, expenditure, Fighting Services, the return to the Gold Standard, silk duty, the McKenna Duties, Imperial Preference, betting duty, the Road Fund and the French war debt.Typescript laid out in "psalm style" with manuscript annotations in red and black ink by WSC.
Print of WSC's Budget statement on the inland revenue, debt, expenditure, Fighting Services, the return to the Gold Standard, silk duty, the McKenna Duties, Imperial Preference, betting duty, the Road Fund and the French war debt.
Photo shows WSC standing in the back of an army jeep (wearing an overcoat and peaked cap with a cigar in his mouth) in conversation with General Bernard Montgomery (wearing a beret and facing away from the camera). In the background are the ruins of Caen plus many army vehicles and military personnel.
Letters written to Romilly's father describing his military experiences.
Papers and correspondence for a meeting called by the Prime Minister [Maurice Harold Macmillan, later 1st Lord Stockton] for 28 Nov, mainly relating to orders for strike/reconnaissance aircraft, including minutes by: [George] Peter Thorneycroft, Minister of Defence; Alexander Douglas-Home, Foreign Secretary [earlier 14th Lord Home, later Lord Home of the Hirsel]; R A Butler [Foreign Secretary]; JA.
Monsignor de Terracina, 'Commentarii dell' attioni del regno di Francia'; Michele Soriano, 'Commentarii del regno di Francia'; and other pieces, 409 folios.
Correspondence, delegate lists, programmes etc for the conference in Bordeaux, Sept 1980, with correspondents including Lord Thomson of Monifieth, Chairman of the British Section of the Franco British Council.
Comprising: Home, Clevedon, Eton; Sandhurst and Examinations; The Grenadier Guards; Racing: a Story of the Inevitable; Ireland; Canada; South African War 1900-1902; Tennis, Hunting, Stalking, Golf, Fishing and Shooting; The First German War: France and Belgium; Italy; Some Notes on the Battle of Vittorio Veneto and After; From Aldershot to Washington; and War Office 1922-26.
With correspondence with Field Marshal Sir William Robertson, 1925 (2).
Includes: broadcast by de Gaulle [Chief of Free French] on the BBC, with copies of telegrams, biographical notes on de Gaulle by ELS and letters from de Gaulle to ELS; correspondence on the British Military Mission to de Gaulle and on Mary, Lady Spears's appeal; papers on Winston Churchill's agreement with de Gaulle, directives, correspondence and memoranda.
Includes a memorandum on the infantry and papers and correspondence on the navy.
Correspondence regarding French observatories, including the Paris Observatory and Meudon Observatory. There is also a paper by A. Danjon, in French, on 'The Analysis of Inequalities in the Rotation of the Earth'.
Subjects include: Dakar [Senegal]; the Vansittart Committee; French armament; BBC broadcasts by the French; Operation Menace [Anglo-Free French mission to Dakar]; Gold; the military mission to Duala [Cameroon]; policy towards the Vichy administration; Operation Marie.
Personal correspondence and general files.
Correspondence between Churchill and de Gaulle, President of France, on subjects including messages of goodwill, including Churchill's congratulations on de Gaulle's election, a referendum on independence for Algeria and de Gaulle's survival of an assassination attempt, and various gifts of books and photographs.
Political and personal correspondence and other papers.
CHAN 1, contains mainly papers of Hon Alfred Lyttelton and Dame Edith Lyttelton, with a smaller quantity of material of Oliver Lyttelton
CHAN II, consist mainly of papers of Oliver Lyttelton, with a smaller quantity of papers of Alfred and Edith Lyttelton